Douglas High School’s wrestling team kicked off its season last week with a 51-30 dual match loss to the Empire Ravens.
Rogelio Martinez dropped an 8-7 decision at 113-pounds.
At 120-pounds Bulldog Cristian Ross was pinned in 5:23.
Douglas’ Israel Andrade was pinned in 5:24 in his 126-pound match.
At 132-pounds Jacob Ybarra gave Douglas its first win of the night pinning his opponent in 1:59.
Michael Molina followed with a win by forfeit at 138-pounds.
Saul Salinas fell in 1:42 at 145-pounds.
Brandon Moreno was pinned in 1:36 at 152-pounds and Andrew Parra had his shoulders put to the mat in 4:23 at 160-pounds.
Robbie Romero, wrestling at 170 for Douglas, won his match by forfeit.
Brandon Cardenas, wrestling at 182, was pinned in 2:32.
Douglas’ Carlos Estrada needed just 56 seconds to put his opponents shoulders to the mat in his 195-pound match.
Roly Ruiz was pinned in his 220 pound match and heavyweight Nick Leigh won his match by forfeit.
The Bulldogs are in Tucson today for a dual meet with Buena and Sunnyside. On Friday and Saturday they are at Pueblo High School for the William Bell Invitational.
Douglas’ home opener will be Wednesday, Dec. 5 against Sabino and Amphi.
The annual Douglas Invitational wrestling tournament will be Dec. 7-8. An estimated 17 teams are expected to attend